Scheduled Maintenance:The system may be unavailable from Friday 9 pm to Sunday 5 am ET.§1915(c) HCBS Waiver Application:The web-based 1915(c) Home and Community Based Services Waiver Application was launched on November 17, 2006.

Links & Downloads

HCBS Taxonomy: Download Taxonomy Category and Subcategory Definitions. User Training (Ver. 3.6): Download version 3.6 training materials for State Users and CMS Users. User Training CMS 372 Reports and 372 Report Guidance: Download 1915c 372 Report training materials for State and CMS Users or 372 Report Guidance. 1915(c) Application: Download the Version 3.6 1915(c) Waiver Application and Accompanying Materials. FAQs: Have questions? The answers may be found in this Frequently Asked Questions document. Waiver Numbering: View a chart explaining how the 1915c Waiver Numbering System works.

1915(c) Waiver Application & 372 Reports

The Medicaid Home and Community-Based services (HCBS) waiver program is authorized in §1915(c) of the Social Security Act. The program permits a state to furnish an array of home and community-based services that assist Medicaid beneficiaries to live in the community and avoid institutionalization. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) recognizes that design and operational features of a waiver program will vary depending on the specific needs of the target population, the resources available to the state, service delivery system structure, state goals and objectives, and other factors.

1915(b) Waiver Application

This waiver preprint is for a State’s use in requesting authority under section 1915(b) of the Social Security Act (the Act) to operate a managed care program. Specifically, it is designed for use in authorizing programs involving Managed Care Organizations (MCOs), Prepaid Inpatient Health Plans (PIHPs), Prepaid Ambulatory Health Plans (PAHPs), and Primary Care Case Management (PCCM) systems. In addition, it can be used for section 1915(b)(4) fee-for-service selective contracting programs.